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  • National Party Representative for Calare
  • Entered House of Representatives on 10 November 2001 — Federal election
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Bills: International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2014; Second Reading (1 Sep 2014)

“The International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2014 is about integrity—the integrity of Australia's tax system—but it is also about fairness. I do not disagree with most of what I have heard this evening. The tax treaty between Australia and Switzerland, which is one of the oldest unamended tax treaties, will be updated to permit the exchange of taxpayer information for the...”

Statements by Members: Renshaw, Mr Mark (14 Jul 2014)

“I would like to congratulate former Bathurst resident Mark Renshaw on his amazing achievements in cycling. Mark is currently competing in the Tour de France and has been achieving some fantastic results. He finished third on the third stage of the tour, seventh in the fourth and went on to brave the rain and cobblestones on the tour's fifth stage to come home in 15th place. He finished fourth...”

Matters of Public Importance: Budget (26 Jun 2014)

“I have known the member for Sydney for some time. I have been on committees with her and have gone on trips with her in that capacity. She is somebody I have learnt to respect for her commitment to people who may be in need, be they Indigenous or otherwise, and I think we have a shared respect there. But I am totally puzzled as to why she would put this MPI forward, when her own government...”

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 12 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 214 times in debates — average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)